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Marzipan Candy

Marzipan Candy


  • 1 (7-oz.) pkg. almond paste (3/4 cup)
  • 3/4 cup C&H® Superfine Sugar
  • 2 tablespoons corn syrup, light
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • Food coloring paste (optional)
  • C&H® Powdered Sugar (optional, if using cookie cutters)


  1. Break almond paste into small pieces; place in food processor.
  2. Add sugar; process until mixture is texture of coarse meal. Add corn syrup and almond extract; process until blended. Test with 1 tbsp. of mixture, rolling between palms.
  3. If mixture is crumbly, add additional corn syrup, by teaspoons, until mixture holds together.
  4. Tint with food coloring paste by breaking off a piece of marzipan and kneading in desired color.

Quick Tips: Using cookie cutters, marzipan can be rolled out and cut into decorative shapes. Have confectioners' or powdered sugar spread out on a sheet of waxed paper nearby. To prevent sticking, dip cookie cutters or hands into sugar frequently.

YIELDS 15 oz. Used with permission from C&H Sugar.

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